"The guys I had crushes on growing up were Ted Koppel and David Letterman," she tells Harper's Bazaar in its February issue.
The actress, whose upcoming movie Music and Lyrics costars Hugh Grant, says her dream collaborator is Borat star Sacha Baron Cohen. She likes "smart, weird, funny and sharp."
The Hollywood Gossip assumes Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti fits that bill.
After all, the couple has been dating for five years.
"You have to reinvent your relationship if you want to continue being together," Barrymore says. "Right now, I'm in a phase of 'I'm not even your girlfriend. I'm your best friend who is madly in love with you.' I'm really interested in watching him right now."
We're interesed in watching the show Heroes with Hayden Panettiere. But that could be a digression.
Barrymore, of course, is a former child star-turned-wild teen with a cocaine problem. So she can offer screw-ups such as Lindsay Lohan sound advice.
"I know Lindsay, and I like her very much," she says. "You just have to try to be as graceful as you can. You know, you flub, you flub. And that's life ... I think, do what you want, but just be professional."